Tragic breaking news: As first reported by BBC earlier today, Zaha Hadid, the trailblazing Iraqi-British architect, has died at 65.
Architect Dame Zaha Hadid has died at the age of 65, her company says pic.twitter.com/MWB0y6d0Kh— BBC Ents News Team (@BBCNewsEnts) March 31, 2016
Zaha Hadid Architects confirmed the news, and has issued a statement (you can read in full here):
It is with great sadness that Zaha Hadid Architects have confirmed that Dame Zaha Hadid, DBE died suddenly in Miami in the early hours of this morning. She had contracted bronchitis earlier this week and suffered a sudden heart attack while being treated in hospital.
We will continue to update as we learn more.